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Racial disproportionality in out-of-school suspensions: Focus on Black children and families (Race & School Suspensions Series)

Race & School Suspensions SeriesWritten by Wendy Haight, PhD, Gamble-Skogmo Chair

The goal of this blog series is to provide information and encourage discussion of solutions for racial disproportionality in out-of-school suspensions focusing on Black children and families. In this first blog post, we will describe out-of-school suspensions, and why […]

News from CASCW: November eUpdate

Our November eUpdate is now available. Beginning this month, we are including updates from our partners at Gamble-Skogmo Chair in Child Welfare and Youth Policy, located down the hall from us at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work. Topics of the November eUpdate are focused on National Adoption […]

November is National Adoption Month

Image source: National Adoption Month website / Child Welfare Information Gateway

Since 1995 the U.S. has recognized November as National Adoption Month. This year’s theme is Promoting and Supporting Sibling Connections. The theme was chosen to recognize the unique bond between siblings, which research has shown to be influential in children’s […]

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